Does 5-htp increase satiety?
The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well 5-htp is able to increase satiety. The overall rating for this claim is 3 out of 3. The research shows the supplement's ability to deliver on this particular claim is warranted. Using 5-HTP to increase satiety will most likely lead to positive results.
The confidence rating is a mesure of how valid the effectiveness rating is. This rating is based on how many studies are included in the database on this topic.
There are 2 studies in the database on 5-htp; the confidence rating is 40. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating.
|Dosage||Frequency||Daily Total||Effectiveness Rating of Dosage|
|300mg||3x per day||900mg|
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|Title of Study|
|The effects of oral 5-hydroxytryptophan administration on feeding behavior in obese adult female subjects|
|Eating behavior and adherence to dietary prescriptions in obese adult subjects treated with 5-hydroxytryptophan|